Akar completes Dh55 Million Villanova PA 01, PA13 & PA16 Project in Dubailand
United Arab Emirates, April 18, 2022: Leading landscaping contractor Akar Technical Services has successfully completed work at Villanova valued atAED 55M in Dubailand-an expansive residential community that offers cluster homes, and an array of standalone villas and apartments. Launched in Q3 of 2016, Akar’s work under the contract lasted 18 months.
The contract included the construction of 4 sets of swimming pools – main and kids’ pool with underground pump rooms and balancing tanks, supply and installation of around 100,000 Sqm of precast pavers of different colors and patterns including kerb stones for parking with various sizes of natural gravel. Installation of decorative fences for swimming pools (as per the authority standards), shade structures for play equipment; Supply and installation of play equipment, fitness equipment, basketball courts including rubber flooring and acrylic court finish.
In addition, Akar provided installation of street furniture, including bollards, wooden and concrete benches, litter bins, sun loungers, precast BBQ with table set. Softscape work comprising integration of 2500 sqm geo-grid cells in steep slopes, around 75,000 sqm of shrubs, groundcovers & grass, 4056 nos. of trees and 400 nos. of palms was carried out too, followed by irrigation work wherein integration of sub main line, lateral line, drip tube, irrigation chambers, pull box and valves was executed. In terms of installation, testing and commissioning of lights, Akar provided services for pole lights, bollard lights, shade structure lights, CCTV containments for all set of pools and tree up lights.
Adnan Nalwala, executive director, Akar Technical Services Co, said: “Villanova is an ambitious project that will enable us to showcase Akar’s exceptional landscaping expertise and help augment Dubai’s over-arching goal of creating exceptional and integrated lifestyle experiences that enrich the lives of residents and visitors alike. We would like to thank all the consultants, the main contractor and our partners for their assistance in delivering the project in a timely manner and to the highest standards of quality, safety, and sustainability.”
“The award to Akar Technical Services at the Villanova development strengthens our longstanding relationship with Dubai Properties and further complements our diversified portfolio of landmark developments across UAE and Oman. Despite the complex design, our integrated engineering solutions and dedication of our talented workforce helped in timely delivery of the project-taking into account every specification and goal of the client. Moving forward, we are committed to contribute to UAE’s landmark development agenda, combining our landscaping expertise with a proven record of delivering timely and state-of-the-art services and maintenance solutions,” Nalwala concluded.
Akar offers high quality expertise in the fields of Landscaping (Soft & Hard), Irrigation, Swimming Pools, Fountains, Water Features and Theming and Artificial Rockwork. Akar is backed by its parent company, Al Yusr International LLC Muscat, an excellent grade contracting company in Oman, established since 1975. Over the last two decades, Akar has made rapid strides and established itself as a leading player in the fields of Building Materials Trading, Landscaping, Irrigation and Installation of high quality Swimming Pools, Fountains and Water Features.